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Tuesday, April 19, 2011

A unique partnership with the Grammy Museum in downtown Los Angeles served to showcase Whittier College talent during a special evening program. Songs of Our Time, featured vocal and instrumental selections written within the last few decades, as... More

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Scapin, a comedy by Jean Baptiste Moliére adapted by Bill Irwin and Mark O’Donnel, will come to the Whittier College stage on April 13-16 at 8 p.m. and April 17 at 2 p.m. in the Ruth B. Shannon Center for Performing Arts, Studio Theatre, 6760... More

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

WHITTIER, CA (January 5, 2011) — Whittier College is proud to present its 74th Annual Johann Sebastian Bach Festival, the oldest collegiate Bach festival west of the Mississippi. This year’s festival will feature three concerts exploring the... More

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

From helping organize a food pantry to painting walls at a homeless shelter to beautifying a local park, Whittier College Poets will come out in mass to help their community on Saturday, February 26 for the 17th Annual Helping Hands Day. The event... More

Friday, February 18, 2011

Award-winning journalist Bill Moyers and his spouse, respected television producer Judith Davidson Moyers will give a joint keynote address at Whittier College's 108th Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 13, 9 a.m. in Memorial Stadium on the... More

Friday, February 18, 2011

HITTIER, CA (February 18, 2011) — Whittier College's theatre department presents Jonathan Larson's Rent the musical on  March 4-5 and 11-12 at 8 p.m. and March 6 and 13 at 2 p.m. in the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing  Arts, 6760 Painter... More

Monday, January 31, 2011

Whittier College has named over 170 undergraduate students to the Fall 2010 Dean’s List. Undergraduate student are awarded Dean's List honors if he or she earns a 3.70 grade point average (GPA) while completing a full-time course load (12 units) in... More

Friday, January 21, 2011

U.S. Ambassador to Israel and Egypt Daniel C. Kurtzer will be the 2011 Feinberg Lecture speaker on Saturday, February 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ruth B. Shannon Center for Performing Arts, Whittier, CA 90608. The event is free and open to the public,... More

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Over the last four years Whittier College has participated in the Wabash Study of Liberal Arts Education. A recently released report indicates that Whittier Students—measured from their first year to the end of their senior year—showed greater... More

Wednesday, December 1, 2010
Danny Lozano interviews "Mr.Bongo" the legendary Jack Costanzo

The Inside Latin Jazz series continued into its third year with legendary American percussionist Jack Costanzo. Also known as "Mr. Bongo," Costanzo is credited with introducing the bongos to American Jazz music in the1950s.Moderated by award-winning... More